Pietermaritzburg Girls High News Snippets October 2017

Pietermaritzburg Girls High News Snippets October 2017

Pietermaritzburg Girls High (GHS) Senior Speech Day 2017

At the Senior Speech Day are (from left) Cathy Trodd (acting principal) Janine Boodoo, Hannah Parak, Janice Boodoo and Stephanie Saville (The Witness Deputy Editor – guest speaker).

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School recently held its Senior Speech Day for its Matric class of 2017. This was the last official day at school for the learners. Stephanie Saville, deputy editor of The Witness newspaper, was the guest of honour.
Hannah Parak was announced at the GHS Dux of 2017. Hannah has maintained an outstanding academic record and has been placed first in grade since Grade 1. She holds Academic Colours and Honours, awarded various subject prizes and has been awarded the UKZN prize for Mathematics and Science.
Making history are the Janine and Janice Boodoo who came second and third respectively.

Janine, was runner up to Dux and has also maintained second position in grade since Grade 10. She has been awarded Academic Colours and Honours and has gained subject prizes in Mathematics and Accounting.
Her twin sister, Janice came third in Grade 12 this year and has maintained this position since Grade 10. She was awarded subjects prizes in Mathematics, Physical Science and Life Orientation.
Janine and Janice are the first twins to maintain second and third place in Grade 12, making history at GHS.

With their books on display in the GHS library are (from left) Anele Ntshiza, Akira Vather, Kelly Fletcher, Lakeisha Ramdhunee, Sinenjabulo Mathonsi, Snethezeko Mlaba, Hayley Horne and Asisipho Sophazi.

GHS ‘fractured fairy tales’

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School Grade 8 English classes embarked on a writing project journey. Through this process and with a lot of hard work, the learners have successfully written their own ‘fractured fairy tales’, some of which are pending publication.


Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High Sport Awards

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School held its Sport Awards Ceremony recently with numerous learners being acknowledged for their outstanding achievements not only in the sporting codes offered at the school but also those not offered by the school.

With the Head of Sport at Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School, Charmaine Koekemoer, are the top five sport achievers for 2017 (back, from left) Emily Murray and Lukhanyo Nkozo with (front, from left) Maria Diedrick, Nonkanyiso Nyati and Nolwazi Zondi

The top award, the Val Fowler Trophy for Outstanding Senior Sportwomen went to Nonkanyiso Nyati. Nonkanyiso played for the schools 2nd Netball team, 1st teams in Basketball, Tennis, Hockey, Indoor Hockey . She represented the District at Tennis during 2016 and this year U18A KZN Inland Hockey team at the National Tournament.